Date 
Day 
Chapter/Section

Topics 
Additional Notes 
JAN
6 
M 
1.1, 1.2 
Course
introduction, vectors, gradient operator 

JAN
8 
W 
1.2, 1.3 
Gradient,
divergence, and curl 
lecture 2 
JAN
10 
F 
1.4, 1.5 
Spherical
and cylindrical coordinates, the delta function 

JAN
13

M 
1.5,
2.1 
The
delta function, Coulomb's law 

JAN
15 
W 
2.2 
Divergence and Curl of electrostatic fields 
lecture 5 
JAN 17

F

2.2 
Divergence and Curl continued, Quiz 1 

JAN
20 
M 

Martin
Luther King Jr. Day 

JAN
22 
W 
2.2 
Divergence
and Curl continued, Gauss's law 

JAN 24

F

2.3 
Potential 

JAN 27

M

2.3, 2.4 
Potential, Work, Energy 

JAN
28 
T 

Mid
term 1 (8:20 pm tto 10:10 pm) 

JAN
29 
W 
2.4 
Work, Energy 

JAN
31 
F 
2.5, 3.1 
Conductors, Laplace equation solutions 

FEB 3

M

3.1 
Laplace equation solutions, Quiz 2 (HW 2) 
lecture 12 
FEB
5 
W 
3.1 
Uniqueness
theorems 

FEB 7

F

3.2 
Method of images 

FEB
10 
M 
3.3 
Solutions of Laplace's equation 
lecture 15 
FEB 12

W


Class to be rescheduled 

FEB
14 
F 
3.3 
Solutions to Laplace's equation 

FEB 17 
M 
3.3 
Solutions
to Laplace's equation, Quiz 3
(HW 3) 
lecture 17 
FEB
19 
W 
3.3 
Solutions
to Laplace's equation 

FEB 21

F

3.4 
Multipole expansion 

FEB 24

M

4.1 
Polarization, Review
at 6:15 pm, Room NPB 2205 

FEB
25 
T 

Mid
term 2 (8:20 pm tto 10:10 pm) 

FEB 26

W

4.1 
Polarization 

FEB 28

F

4.2 
Polarization and bound charges 

MAR 3

M


Spring Break 

MAR
5 
W 

Spring
Break 

MAR
7 
F 

Spring Break 

MAR 10

M

4.2 
Review of polarization and bound charges,
constant P problem 
lecture 23 
MAR
12 
W 
4.3 
Electric displacement 
lecture 24 
MAR
14 
F 
4.4 
Electric
displacement, Linear
dielectrics 
lecture 25 
MAR
17 
M 
4.4 
Linear
dielectrics, Quiz 4 (postponed) 

MAR
19 
W 
4.4 
Linear
dielectrics, work and energy, Quiz 4 

MAR
21 
F 
4.4 
Work,
Forces on dielectrics 

MAR
24 
M 
5.1 
Magnetic
fields 
lecture 29 
MAR
26 
W 
5.1 
Magnetic
fields, Quiz 5
(HW 5) 

MAR
28 
F 
5.1 
Magnetic
fields due to currents 

MAR
31 
M 
5.2 
BiotSavart
law, Review
at 6:15 pm, Room NPB 2205 

APR
1 
T 

Mid
term 3 (8:20 pm tto 10:10 pm) 

APR
2 
W 
5.2, 5.3 
BiotSavart
law, Divergence and Curl of B fields 
lecture 33 
APR
4 
F 
5.3 
Ampere's
law, Vector potential 

APR
7 
M 
5.4 
Vector
potential, Boundary conditions 
lecture 35 
APR
9 
W 
5.4 
Multipole
expansion 

APR
11 
F 
6.1 
Magnetic
materials 

APR
14 
M 
6.2 
Field
of a magnetized object, Quiz 6
(HW 6) 

APR
16 
W 
6.2, 6.3 
Field
of a magnetized object, The auxiliary field H 

APR
18 
F 
6.4 
Linear
magnetic media 

APR
21 
M 

ALC
test (2 extra credits) 

APR
23 
W 
6.4 
Ferromagnets 

MAY
2 
F 

Final
exam (7:30 am to 9:30 am) 
